Many women hide secrets in their lives, many women cannot talk about them and many conceal their experiences with childbirth, abortion or miscarriage. Is it a social taboo? A French performer Cécile Da Costa dances, sings and undergoes extreme physical strain in order to tell her intimate story. The Narrator is about a desire to express the inexpressible, The Narrator is about the memory of a body which cannot completely forget, The Narrator is about finding a dance language through which we communicate our emotions.
About the company
Spitfire Company is an artistic company that includes works of physical, visual and dance theatre. It is currently one of the most progressive ensambles of author theatre in the Czech Republic. The most important and characteristic aspects of the ensemble´s work are searching for an original physical language of each particular performance, emphasis on experiencing performer´s state of being that generates very present emotions, dealing with a human´s limitation and his/her existential situation.
International Awards: The Herald Angel Award (One Step Before the Fall, Fringe Edinburgh). Total Theatre Award (3 x shortlisted - One Step Before the Fall, Antiwords, The Narrator, Fringe Edinburgh). Outstanding Performance Award (The Voice of Anne Frank, Fringe Prague). Grand Prix Zdarzenia (Svět odsouzencův, Festival Zdarzenia).